Pedro Martinez: The Free Agent

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Josh Levitt in MLB
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After his mastery against the New York Mets last night, Pedro Martinez's numbers are officially ridiculous. In seven starts with the Philadelphia Phillies, Martinez is 5-0 with a phenomenal 2.87 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP.

Hey Pedro, this isn't 1999!

But in all honesty, I didn't think that he had much left in the tank. After watching him gut through the 2008 season with the Mets, where he was nothing more than a bad fifth starter, I believed that the dominant Martinez was long gone, the very good Martinez was no more, and the sometimes OK Martinez was here to stay.

But as they say, that's why they play the games. I don't think anyone in their wildest dreams could have imagined that Martinez was going to be this good with the Phillies. For God's sake, he's (in an a ...

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